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Helping others year-round

Helping others year-round

Western’s Financial Services department has a reputation of being
all about the money. Well, this time of year they’re all about the
generosity of giving.

Western News deadline

Western News deadline

The deadline to advertise or submit letters to the editor for the
Jan. 8 issue of Western News is noon, Monday, Dec. 22. To
advertise, please contact Advertising Coordinator Denise Jones by
email at advertise@uwo.ca.
To submit editorial features or letters, contact Editor David
Dauphinee at newseditor@uwo.ca.

Ross to cover Weedon’s study leave

Ross to cover Weedon’s study leave

Former FIMS Dean Catherine Ross will serve as Vice-Provost
(Planning, Policy & Faculty) for a fourth-month period
beginning Jan. 1 as Alan Weedon will take a study leave.

Teaching a culture of respect

Teaching a culture of respect

University of Western Ontario faculty will be participating in an
anti-harassment workshop today coordinated by local acting group,
Supporting Roles.

King’s appoints new principal

King’s appoints new principal

King’s University College has announced the appointment of David
Sylvester as its new principal, effective July 2009. Sylvester will
replace the retiring Gerry Killan, who has served as King’s
principal for 11 years.

Western researchers receive $1.3 million from CFI

Western researchers receive $1.3 million from CFI

Dental researcher Dr. Douglas Hamilton has received funding from
The Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to engineer stronger
bone and cartilage tissue to treat patients with traumatic injuries
or bone disease.

Police arrest alleged intruder

Police arrest alleged intruder

University of Western Ontario Campus Community Police say the
arrest of an alleged intruder offers some relief for students.

Deal reached with power plant employees

Deal reached with power plant employees

The University of Western Ontario has reached a tentative agreement
with the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local
772 avoiding a possible labour disruption.

Ivey students fill tool kits of local non-profits

Ivey students fill tool kits of local non-profits

Armed with suggestions for promotional materials, newsletter and
website improvements and sustainability plans, 12 London non-profit
organizations are better poised to face the challenges ahead thanks
to free business consulting from students at the Richard Ivey
School of Business.

United Way campaign going strong

United Way campaign going strong

As Western’s United Way campaign rounds the corner for the
homestretch, the campus community is looking for a strong finish
towards meeting its goal of $550,000.

They will be missed

They will be missed

The month of December is often a time for reflection. We wish to
acknowledge the passing over the past year of many members of
Western’s extended family of students, staff, faculty and retirees.
Each person left a mark within our community and upon our
institution.

Helping others year-round

Helping others year-round

Western’s Financial Services department has a reputation of being
all about the money. Well, this time of year they’re all about the
generosity of giving.

Western News deadline

Western News deadline

The deadline to advertise or submit letters to the editor for the
Jan. 8 issue of Western News is noon, Monday, Dec. 22. To
advertise, please contact Advertising Coordinator Denise Jones by
email at advertise@uwo.ca.
To submit editorial features or letters, contact Editor David
Dauphinee at newseditor@uwo.ca.

Ross to cover Weedon’s study leave

Ross to cover Weedon’s study leave

Former FIMS Dean Catherine Ross will serve as Vice-Provost
(Planning, Policy & Faculty) for a fourth-month period
beginning Jan. 1 as Alan Weedon will take a study leave.

Teaching a culture of respect

Teaching a culture of respect

University of Western Ontario faculty will be participating in an
anti-harassment workshop today coordinated by local acting group,
Supporting Roles.

King’s appoints new principal

King’s appoints new principal

King’s University College has announced the appointment of David
Sylvester as its new principal, effective July 2009. Sylvester will
replace the retiring Gerry Killan, who has served as King’s
principal for 11 years.

Western researchers receive $1.3 million from CFI

Western researchers receive $1.3 million from CFI

Dental researcher Dr. Douglas Hamilton has received funding from
The Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to engineer stronger
bone and cartilage tissue to treat patients with traumatic injuries
or bone disease.

Police arrest alleged intruder

Police arrest alleged intruder

University of Western Ontario Campus Community Police say the
arrest of an alleged intruder offers some relief for students.

Deal reached with power plant employees

Deal reached with power plant employees

The University of Western Ontario has reached a tentative agreement
with the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local
772 avoiding a possible labour disruption.

Ivey students fill tool kits of local non-profits

Ivey students fill tool kits of local non-profits

Armed with suggestions for promotional materials, newsletter and
website improvements and sustainability plans, 12 London non-profit
organizations are better poised to face the challenges ahead thanks
to free business consulting from students at the Richard Ivey
School of Business.

United Way campaign going strong

United Way campaign going strong

As Western’s United Way campaign rounds the corner for the
homestretch, the campus community is looking for a strong finish
towards meeting its goal of $550,000.

They will be missed

They will be missed

The month of December is often a time for reflection. We wish to
acknowledge the passing over the past year of many members of
Western’s extended family of students, staff, faculty and retirees.
Each person left a mark within our community and upon our
institution.